On this episode, I talk about what it means to be an independent person, some ideas on ways to teach kids to become independent adults, and how to incorporate these same techniques with kids who have sensory processing needs.
On this episode, I discuss the typical development of toddlers between the ages of 12-24 months (or 1-2 years). All areas of development are included such as: gross motor, fine motor, language, cognition, social/emotional, and self help.
Speaking Presentation October 21st in Overland Park, KS
Research Article: Toddler Persistence Study
Bober, Sally J., et al. “Toddlers’ Persistence in the Emerging Occupations of Functional Play and Self-Feeding.” American Journal of Occupational Therapy, American Occupational Therapy Association, 1 July 2001, ajot.aota.org/article.aspx?articleid=1869010&resultClick=3. Accessed 29 Sept. 2017.
On this episode, I discuss the benefits of early intervention services. I also discuss what the some of the potential consequences of not receiving necessary therapy services could be in the long term.
On this episode I discuss early intervention strategies and considerations for babies children with Down Syndrome. Information is presented about what low tone and laxity of joints are. Issues surrounding feeding, fine motor, gross motor, and cognitive skills are discussed.